Visual Thoughts #44

Last VT image: A fragment of the Manhattan skyline viewed from near Peter Detmold Park, New York. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the... Read More

The Don Mills Curling Rink is a lost modernist gem

In aerial photos from the 1960s and 70s, the Don Mills Curling Rink looks like an bright white spaceship at the corner of Don Mills... Read More

Release: VIVA Vancouver Photo Contest – One More Prize to Give Away!

VIVA Vancouver (#VivaVan) is the City of Vancouver’s public space program that turns road spaces into people places, with several big... Read More

The urban park at Lansdowne Park: An interview with the project’s design leads

In the moments leading up to the official opening of the new urban park at Lansdowne Park, on the afternoon of August 15, 2014... Read More

Commercial Drive Parklet – Open for your enjoyment!

There is a new public space installation in front of Prado Café on the corner of Commercial Drive and 4th Avenue available for your... Read More

De-constructing the walking tour: OTTAWA (DE)TOURS

Think about everything you think you know about walking tours. Now erase all that. That is the aim of OTTAWA (DE)TOURS, a local... Read More

Book Review: How to Study Public Life

Authors: Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre (Island Press, 2013) Those versed in research around public life and urban spaces are bound to... Read More

NXT City Prize: Changing the fabric of the city with Meg Graham

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

NXT City Prize: Sheldon Levy and transforming spaces

The NXT CITY PRIZE is all about vision to reimagine Toronto’s public spaces and inject a sense of energy, dynamism and reflexivity... Read More

Image of the Moment: The Strandherd-Armstrong Bridge

Image: The newly completed Standherd-Armstrong Bridge Location: Connecting Strandherd Drive (in Barrhaven) and Earl Armstrong Road (in... Read More